Summerfolk and the GBFS will present the Canadian Connection Celebration, taking place at Kelso Beach Park on Thursday, August 17th, 2017, featuring musicians such as Buffy Sainte-Marie, Chippewa Travellers, The Jerry Cans.

The evening celebrates and explores Ontario’s proud heritage by bringing together Summerfolk, the local indigenous communities and the general public to participate in a new event, part of the annual 42nd Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival; a Thursday night event, August 17th, 2017. The communities will be empowered to share their artistic expressions, culture and community pride.

· A limited number of tickets will be sold to the general public.
($15.00 each on-line www.summerfolk.org or through the GBFS office)
· Gates open @ 6:30pm / Opening Ceremony @7:00pm
· The event will be a family-oriented, non- alcoholic event.

“Festivals and events bring local communities together,” said Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, in announcing the funding in Hamilton. “I am thrilled that our government continues to make important investments through the Celebrate Ontario program.”